There are only a handful of Maryland freshmen in modern history who have started their careers as impressively as point guard Melo Trimble
For those whose memories go back about 20 years, the only one who comes to mind is Joe Smith in 1993-94. Smith still holds the school record of 33 points for a freshman, two more than Trimble scored against Arizona State last week on just 11 shots from the field.
It might be only a matter of time that Trimble, whose 31-point performance was two points better than Adrian Branch’s 29 against Virginia, overtakes Smith as well for a one-game record.
Though the hype that accompanied Trimble out of high school was more similar to...